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Spoon Garden Markers

Last year in my herb garden I had Thyme, Oregano, and Rosemary and honestly I couldn't tell which was which. So this year I decided I would change that. I had found some old spoons at various thrift and antique stores in the area and thought they would make nice garden markers. After and exhaustive search… Continue reading Spoon Garden Markers

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Chevron Painted Wooden Tool Box

Last summer while digging through  your dad's garage for some tools and whatnot for some projects! I found this old wooden toolbox. After making sure my dad didn't need it or want it, I packed up my supplies and brought the box home, where it sat for a while.   For this project, I decided… Continue reading Chevron Painted Wooden Tool Box

diy · glass insulator · Repurposed · tea lights · upcycle

Vintage Insulator Wall Sconce

Last year I made hanging tea lights from vintage insulators I found at a garage sale.  (Check out the original post here.)  I liked them at the time, but I didn't get much use out of them.  So started searching the web for all sorts of ideas to use the insulators.  I love the idea of… Continue reading Vintage Insulator Wall Sconce

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Turning Vintage Glass Insulators Into Tea Lights

Happy Friday I hope everyone's Friday is going well!  I'm getting this post out before I head down to Milwaukee this weekend! A few weeks a go I found these vintage glass electrical insulators at a rummage sale for $3.00 for all six.  I had seen a few different things that people have done with… Continue reading Turning Vintage Glass Insulators Into Tea Lights